Nigeria:Govt, States’ Domestic Debt Now U.S.$43 Billion

[Leadership] Total debt obligation of Nigeria at both the state and federal level as at June 30, 2018 released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday showed that the country’s foreign and domestic debts stood at $22.08 billion and N15.63 trillion respectively. The NBS in the Nigeria Domestic and Foreign Debt data released yesterday said total domestic borrowing by states represented N3.48 trillion, of which Lagos accounted for 14.88 per cent of the total domestic debt, while Anambra had the least debt in

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Africa:Can Africa’s Borders Really Become Bridges?

[ISS] ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was advocating the erection of barriers between people as the best way of getting along. In fact he was disapprovingly quoting his neighbour whom he was trying to persuade instead to knock down the wall between their properties.

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South Africa:Meet Cape Town’s Very Own Golf Prodigy Who Is Only 8 Years Old

[News24Wire] Mozart composed his first symphony when he was 9 years old and Picasso was 7 when he picked up his first paintbrush. But closer to home, Traigh Pathon from Athlone played his first round of golf at the tender age of 4.

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Uganda:University Suspends 23 Students for Having Sex on Campus

[Monitor] The disciplinary committee at Islamic University in Uganda, Mbale campus has suspended 23 students undertaking different course on allegations of engaging in sexual relationships contrary to the university regulations.

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